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DC Online Universe going F2P on PC and PS3

Sony Online Entertainment has announced its attention to transition PS3 and PC MMO outing DC Universe Online to a free-to-play model next month. Currently players must pay a monthly subscription fee, on top of the game purchase itself. IGN reports that new players joining under the F2P model will have …

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Screen Digest: MMO subscriptions on the fall

Subscriptions for MMOs have declined for the first time, according to new research. Despite the drop, microtransactions continue to grow strongly”, said Piers Harding-Rolls of analytics firm Screen Digest, which carried out the study. He added I don’t believe we’ll see subscriptions grow again in this sector as microtransactions take …

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Gameloft reveals Android subscription model

Paris headquartered mobile games publisher Gameloft is launching a hopeful new revenue model for the Android operating system. The app publisher has begun the Gameloft Club, a subscription model being test-run in the UK. For a rolling cost of 99p each week, users will be able to select a new …

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DC Universe discounts extended

Those hoping to sample Sony Online Entertainment’s PS3 and PC superhero MMO DC Universe Online will be pleased to hear that the publisher has extended its discounted subscription offer for another two weeks. A 90 day subscription in the UK costs just 19.99 in the offer – that’s down from …

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Apple introduces Subscriptions to App Store

A whole host of App Store content – crucially, including games – can now offer users a subscription service as part of Apple’s billing service. The payment option was first debuted as part of News Corp’s digital newspaper The Daily. It will use the same infrastructure currently used for in-game …

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Kotick plays down COD subscription claims

With an air of mystery still surrounding Activision’s new Call of Duty studio ‘Project Beachhead’ and its long-term roadmap for the shooting franchise, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has played down the possibility of a subscription-based extension to the brand. "You know, honestly, we don’t really spend a lot of …

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